This video has no sound
  • Short Summary

    Special Constables drill at Weetwood Park in Leeds; Yorkshire; England.

  • Description

    Titles read: 'LEEDS - Special Constables Drilling At Weetwood Park'.

    Yorkshire.

    General view looking across wide open park at long line of Specials; marching; wearing armbands over suits or coats. They march off to left; followed by more rows. LS across park; various people stand along fence. Closer shot same; panning to left quite a way; then panning back right: people of the community socialising; neighbourhood feel. Recreation. Women; children; some men. People leaning on fence; others stand in small groups talking; shaking hands; etc.; kids hanging out; some of them see the camera. Bicycles; dogs. Flag with 'L.C.P.' stuck in the ground. A good view of regular people ca. 1915; fashions in clothing; etc. (though the skirts are longer here in Yorkshire than down in London!) Trees in BG.

    World War One; home front.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    1856.03
    Media URN:
    71554
    Group:
    Old negatives
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1914 - 1918
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:41:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:02:07:00 / 01:04:48:00
    Canister:
    ON 022 A

Comments (0)

We always welcome comments and more information about our films.
All posts are reactively checked. Libellous and abusive comments are forbidden.

Add your comment